Suriname Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Suriname unemployment rate for 2022 was 8.64%, a 0.44% decline from 2021.
  • Suriname unemployment rate for 2021 was 9.08%, a 0.45% decline from 2020.
  • Suriname unemployment rate for 2020 was 9.52%, a 1.5% increase from 2019.
  • Suriname unemployment rate for 2019 was 8.03%, a 0.1% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Colombia 10.73%
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Belize 9.69%
Serbia 9.47%
Brazil 9.46%
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Suriname 8.64%
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Dominican Republic 7.12%
Paraguay 6.89%
Jamaica 6.05%
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Suriname Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2022 8.64% -0.44%
2021 9.08% -0.45%
2020 9.52% 1.50%
2019 8.03% 0.10%
2018 7.93% 0.02%
2017 7.91% -0.01%
2016 7.92% 0.70%
2015 7.22% 0.28%
2014 6.94% 0.34%
2013 6.60% -1.50%
2012 8.10% 0.56%
2011 7.54% 0.39%
2010 7.15% -1.57%
2009 8.72% -0.15%
2008 8.88% -0.16%
2007 9.03% -0.16%
2006 9.19% -0.18%
2005 9.37% -0.12%
2004 9.49% -0.81%
2003 10.30% -0.84%
2002 11.14% -0.77%
2001 11.91% -0.83%
2000 12.74% -0.86%
1999 13.60% 2.97%
1998 10.63% 0.07%
1997 10.56% -0.32%
1996 10.88% 2.49%
1995 8.39% -4.31%
1994 12.70% -2.94%
1993 15.64% -1.64%
1992 17.28% 0.19%
1991 17.10% 0.19%